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The original global mining podcast. Hosted by: Matthew Keevil & Lesley Stokes The Northern Miner is a one-of-a-kind information resource. With over 100 years of experience serving the mining and exploration industry, crucial reports by The Northern Miner writing staff inform the decision-making process of thousands of high-performing mining professionals. How does a 100 year old publication manage to consistently set itself apart from other publications serving the industry? In the case of The Northern Miner, the difference is the first-hand, on-site reporting. The Northern Miner is the only publication that sends reporters to visit worldwide mining projects and record their findings for our readers. These seasoned journalists specialize in mining and exploration and are able to analyze the merits of any project concisely and accurately. As an independent, fully paid news source, The Northern Miner maintains a commitment to objective reporting not influenced by any external interests. Whether in print, web or email format, readers of The Northern Miner can be confident that the exclusive information they’re enjoying has been collected, verified and prioritized with their best business interests in mind.

The original global mining podcast. Hosted by: Matthew Keevil & Lesley Stokes The Northern Miner is a one-of-a-kind information resource. With over 100 years of experience serving the mining and exploration industry, crucial reports by The Northern Miner writing staff inform the decision-making process of thousands of high-performing mining professionals. How does a 100 year old publication manage to consistently set itself apart from other publications serving the industry? In the case of The Northern Miner, the difference is the first-hand, on-site reporting. The Northern Miner is the only publication that sends reporters to visit worldwide mining projects and record their findings for our readers. These seasoned journalists specialize in mining and exploration and are able to analyze the merits of any project concisely and accurately. As an independent, fully paid news source, The Northern Miner maintains a commitment to objective reporting not influenced by any external interests. Whether in print, web or email format, readers of The Northern Miner can be confident that the exclusive information they’re enjoying has been collected, verified and prioritized with their best business interests in mind.
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Vancouver , BC

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The original global mining podcast. Hosted by: Matthew Keevil & Lesley Stokes The Northern Miner is a one-of-a-kind information resource. With over 100 years of experience serving the mining and exploration industry, crucial reports by The Northern Miner writing staff inform the decision-making process of thousands of high-performing mining professionals. How does a 100 year old publication manage to consistently set itself apart from other publications serving the industry? In the case of The Northern Miner, the difference is the first-hand, on-site reporting. The Northern Miner is the only publication that sends reporters to visit worldwide mining projects and record their findings for our readers. These seasoned journalists specialize in mining and exploration and are able to analyze the merits of any project concisely and accurately. As an independent, fully paid news source, The Northern Miner maintains a commitment to objective reporting not influenced by any external interests. Whether in print, web or email format, readers of The Northern Miner can be confident that the exclusive information they’re enjoying has been collected, verified and prioritized with their best business interests in mind.

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Episodes

Episode 80: The junior mining special ft. PwC & PearTree

11/14/2017
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This week we're digging into trends in junior mining and capital markets! Matt chats with PwC Canada's National Mining Leader Liam Fitzgerald about the recently-released Junior mine 2017 report. We dig into recent "upward trends in cash balances and deal activity" (9:05) on the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index and talk commodity trends and market outlooks heading into 2018. Liam discusses the importance of exploration investment and highlights the importance of building a cohesive narrative...

Duration: 00:44:38


Episode 79: The cobalt craze (!) & AI in mining ft. IBM

11/7/2017
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We're going high-tech this week with a focus on technological metals and the future of big data in the mining industry. Matt chats with Cobalt 27 Capital’s (TSXV: KBLT) chairman and CEO Anthony Milewski (7:30) about the rising interest in technology metals like cobalt (13:00) and lithium. Anthony talks about his recent visit to LME Week in London, England, where he heard some bullish talk about the mid-term outlooks for copper and nickel (18:00). We also discuss a recent announcement by...

Duration: 00:42:52


Episode 78: Halloween special ft. IBM & Goldcorp

10/31/2017
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Watch out! It's the Northern Miner podcast Halloween special wherein we get pretty spooky. Lesley and Matt are back from the Progressive Mine Forum (PMF) in Toronto with a delicious selection of content from keynote speakers, round-tables, and interviews. This week Lesley sits down with Pavel Adbur-Rahman, who leads IBM's AI & Advanced Analytics Consulting Practice in Canada, and Robin Fell, who serves as Goldcorp's director of strategic technology solutions. The group discusses big data...

Duration: 00:27:50


Episode 77: What's up with the Witwatersrand?

10/18/2017
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This week we've got a geological bonananza! Lesley sits down with Dr. Hartwig Frimmel to chat about the genesis of the Witwatersrand (Wits) gold deposit in South Africa. The geological anomaly has received renewed attention thanks to a recent discovery by Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF), which reported on July 12 that it had found gold nuggets up to 4 cm long during trenching at its Purdy’s Reward gold prospect in Western Australia. Novo (12:00) has traced the nugget-rich,...

Duration: 00:46:47


Episode 76: Commodity outlook update & geophysics 101

10/10/2017
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We're back with a mega-commodity outlook special that takes a look macro-economic conditions heading into the fourth quarter of 2017. Matt takes a read through a massive, 65-page commodity update from Scotia Capital and ponders the supply-demand scenario for recent base-metal all-stars: copper and zinc. The situation isn't looking so pretty for uranium markets, but the buzz remains for key minerals in the electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery markets. And it wouldn't be a commodity...

Duration: 00:38:52


Episode 75: On location in Beaver Creek ft. Brent Cook

9/25/2017
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This week we're bringing you exclusive content from the 2017 Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Lesley reports on location from the event and touches base with key industry players and analysts. First, we sit down with Exploration Insights Brent Cook to talk about one of the hottest exploration stories in the industry right now: Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF) and its Purdy’s Reward paleoplacer gold prospect in Western Australia. Brent recently returned from a visit...

Duration: 00:27:32


Episode 74: A deep dive into geopolitical risk ft. Mickey Fulp

9/18/2017
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This week we're joined by the Mercenary Geologist, Mickey Fulp, to talk about the rising spectre of geopolitical risk for miners! Matt sits down to chat about a few recent high-profile cases, including: Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) in Greece; Acacia Mining (LON: ACA) in Tanzania; Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) in Guatemala; and much more! Has Canada been a major benefactor as companies turn their eyes back home? Mickey's done background research and brings together a growing...

Duration: 00:26:11


Episode 73: Risk & reward part II ft. Joe Mazumdar

9/13/2017
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Matt sits down with Exploration Insights' analyst Joe Mazumdar to talk development risk and investor strategy in this week's episode! The discussion includes a round-up of recent development projects that have experienced some growing pains, including: Red Eagle Mining's (TSX: R; US-OTC: RDEMF) San Ramon operation in Colombia; New Gold's (TSX: NGD; NYSE-MKT: NGD) Rainy River mine in Ontario; and TMAC Resources (TSX: TMR; US-OTC: TMMFF) Hope Bay project in Nunavut. We also dig into Alamos...

Duration: 00:40:06


Episode 72: Government infrastructure cash & discovery news

9/5/2017
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This week we're talking infrastructure! The show will specifically focus on the Sept. 2 announcement of the $360-million Yukon Resource Gateway Project. The joint federal and territorial initiative is designed to "improve road access in two mineral-rich areas: the Dawson Range in central Yukon and the Nahanni Range Road in southeastern Yukon." The project will reportedly upgrade "over 650 km" of road and build or replace numerous bridges, culverts, and stream crossings. We're joined by...

Duration: 00:25:15


Episode 71: The commodity forecast special

8/29/2017
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Matt's back in studio this week with a forward-looking show on commodity price forecasts and analyst reviews. We're talking both base and precious metals, and will touch on the recent broad rally across gold, zinc, copper, and even nickel! In addition, we'll dig into energy and specialty metals, including: cobalt and uranium! Matt will discuss his recent conversation with Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM) president and CEO Jeff Hussey on the Osisko Group's new venture, which is focused on the...

Duration: 00:26:08


Episode 70: The unabridged Robert Friedland sessions

8/14/2017
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This week we're running the much requested, full interview session with mining legend Robert Friedland, who received The Northern Miner‘s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Canadian Mining Symposium in London, U.K., in May 2017. Group Publisher Anthony Vaccaro questions Friedland on what technologies might disrupt mining, and which minerals might see rising demand based on trends in electric vehicles and power. Articles referenced: Sprott Conference: Friedland pitches metals used in...

Duration: 00:49:17


Episode 69: Strategies for miners with extra cash & XRF tech

8/1/2017
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This week we're digging deep into capital allocation courtesy of our all-star panel discussion from the Canadian Mining Symposium in London, U.K., in May. Discussion ranges from mergers and acquisitions to dividend policy, and beyond! The panel members include: Stephen R. Mullowney, managing director & partner, Consulting & Deals, PwC; Patrick Anderson, president and CEO, Dalradian Resources; Rob McEwen, executive chairman, McEwen Mining; Ed Sterck, director, BMO Capital Markets; Ian...

Duration: 00:49:13


Episode 68: The politics of B.C. mining ft. Bryan Cox

7/25/2017
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We're talking B.C. politics and the provincial mining industry with Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) president and CEO Bryan Cox. Matt sits down to chat with Bryan about the incoming NDP-Green coalition government and what that might mean for the B.C. mining business. We dig into regulatory framework, the need for better communication initiatives in the industry, and recent overtures from the federal Liberals on potential reforms to Canada's environmental-assessment (EA)...

Duration: 00:38:47


Episode 67: On location in Dawson City ft. Shawn Ryan & Ranj Pillai

7/18/2017
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The Northern Miner presents our annual podcast from Dawson City, Yukon. Matt and Lesley report on-site from the Yukon Mining Investment Conference to dig into all the emering stories in the region. We have an action-packed episode that includes exclusive interviews with industry players, analysts, and government officials! Matt sits down with Deputy Premier, and Minister of Energy Mines and Resources, Ranj Pillai to talk social license, legislation, and major gold miners investing in the...

Duration: 00:54:15


Episode 66: A Canadian mining discussion ft. Barrick & Goldcorp

7/4/2017
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Matt and Lesley are preparing to head north for the Yukon media mining tour later in the week! As such, we have some amazing content from our Canadian Mining Symposium in London to carry us through this week's episode. In fact, we're featuring the headline discussion at the event between Goldcorp's (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) David Garofalo and Barrick Gold's (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) Kelvin Dushnisky. It's moderated by Greg Huffman, who is the managing director and global head of mining sales at...

Duration: 00:23:16


Episode 65: The uber technology special! Ft. cobalt & lithium

6/27/2017
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Welcome to the "technology special" wherein we discuss emergence of electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries, and renewable energies from a hard-rock mining perspective! Our senior staff writer Trish Saywell joins the show from Toronto to talk about her recent research into the cobalt industry. Including: Robert Friedland's Clean Teq Holdings (ASX: CLQ); and First Cobalt (TSXV: FCC; US-OTC: FTSSF), Cobalt One (ASX: CO1) and CobalTech Mining (TSXV: CSK). Meanwhile, Matt discusses a recent...

Duration: 00:27:21


Episode 64: The world according to Friedland ft. tsunamis

6/20/2017
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We're tackling technological advances, earthquakes and surficial geology in this week's Northern Miner podcast. Lesley sits down with David Huntley from the Geological Survey of Canada to talk about the science of tectonics, earthquakes and tsunami's, including discussion on "the big one" and its potential impact on Canada's west coast. We then drop in on the Northern Miner's Canadian Mining Symposium in London, England, to catch highlights from a chat with entrepreneur Robert Friedland....

Duration: 00:32:16


Episode 63: Science of seismic and return of the zinc

6/13/2017
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We're coming in hot this week with another informative, and entertaining, episode of the Northern Miner podcast. Lesley sits down with Jennifer Neild from Australian-based Hiseis to talk about hard-rock seismic technology and how the processing and interpretation of results is evolving. Why are companies excited about the technology and where might it lead in the future? The Geology Corner strives to get to the bottom of the science. Meanwhile, Matt hits the next stop on his intrepid...

Duration: 00:35:39


Episode 62: Exploration insights & extinction-level events ft. Brent Cook

6/6/2017
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We're back with an action-packed episode that tackles, in equal parts, the state of junior mining markets and extinction level events. Lesley swings by for another edition of the Geology Corner wherein she enlightens us on tsunamis, dinosaurs, and Hollywood. Meanwhile, Matt unveils his full interview with Exploration Insights' analyst Brent Cook. The discussion includes the state of junior markets, analyzing greenfield investment opportunities, the Australian Stock Exchange, and innovation...

Duration: 00:40:16


Miner Moments #8: Exploration Insights' Brent Cook talks junior mining markets

6/1/2017
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Matt sits down with Exploration Insights (https://www.explorationinsights.com/) analyst Brent Cook to talk about the state of junior markets. This is an interlude from a longer conversation we'll be airing during the Northern Miner podcast episode #62 the week of June 5. Brent digs into his current outlook on exploration and where he's looking for his next investment opportunities. In addition, we discuss looking for junior opportunities that might attract a major mining company. Music...

Duration: 00:05:29

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